Chase Elliott’s Radio Message After Crossing the Line at Phoenix Hints at True Culprit of Ross Chastain Fiasco

Published 11/12/2022, 6:15 AM EST

Follow Us

via Getty

As the NASCAR Cup Series Championship season came to a close with Joey Logano emerging victorious, on the other side of the spectrum, Chase Elliott was seemingly taking the blame for what happened between him and Chastain during the restart. NASCAR journalist, Matt Weaver, recently put out the radio message left by Elliott after the chequer dropped.

America’s Favorite Video Today

Journalist Matt Weaver stated, “‘Hell yeah, guys. Good job. Thank you, thank you, thank you.’ Joey Logano

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

‘It’s so cool to get to do this with you all’ Ross Chastain

‘Sorry guys. I shouldn’t have had us in that position regardless.’ Chase Elliott

Even though Elliott chose not to speak about the incident after the race, his radio message kind of hinted at the fact that he did feel like he was in the wrong.

What happened between Chase Elliott and Ross Chastain?

Elliott and Chastain had come to blows on track, where it appeared as if the #1 car had spun the #9 car around. But later on, it turned out to be more of a racing incident and not exactly anyone’s fault to be precise.

via Getty

During the restart, Elliott seemingly moved left to defend his position, but Chastain was already pushing and the two made contact. Soon Elliott was seen spinning out and hitting his car onto the wall right outside the pit road.

Trending

Get instantly notified of the hottest NASCAR stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

As per the radio messages right after the incident, Elliott seemed to be confused if he was the one who made the mistake. However, his spotter kept reiterating that he was good and that it was Chastain that was racing him hard.

WATCH THIS STORY: Fans Rip Into NASCAR for Latest Kyle Larson Marketing Fail: “What Is the Purpose..”

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Regardless, at the end of the day, it was Elliott who suffered the most as he was left with no shot to catch up to Joey Logano, forget passing him. Fans would be hoping that Chase Elliott comes up with impressive performances in the next season.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Written by:

Srijan Mandal

1,061Articles

One take at a time

Srijan Mandal is a NASCAR author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Journalism and has been writing for his own blog as well, covering NASCAR, F1, F2, W Series, MotoGP, DTM, IndyCar, WRC, and WEC. Following motorsports for more than a decade, he has become a devout supporter of McLaren Racing, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Bubba Wallace, Sir Lewis Hamilton, and Ayrton Senna.
Show More>

Edited by:

Nizamul Haque Bhuyan

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

EDITORS' PICK

America’s Favorite Video Today